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Charlotte Cameron (née Wales-Almy, 1869/1872 or 1873 – 9 December 1946) was an American traveller and author.


Cameron was the daughter of Frances (Fanny) Sisson Faulkner, a suffragette (1847-1920) and Jacob Wales-Almy, a captain in the Royal Navy (1838 - 1919). She was born in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA.

Cameron travelled extensively and wrote about her travels. She travelled to Scotland in 1893, and in 1904 travelled as a companion to a wealthy Englishwoman. In 1918 she visited her mother in Portsmouth and gave public talks about her travels. In 1921 she visited Australia.

Cameron was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1913 and received the Order of the British Empire following the First World War.

Cameron died on 9 December 1946 in London, England.

Personal life

Cameron had two marriages: first to Major Donald Cameron (d before 1901). Her second husband was Auguste Ernest George Jacquemard de Landresse (b. 1872/3); they married on 29 May 1901 and divorced in 1905.

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